Meet thothling!

Development Finalist
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Li Zhengmei

What is the most interesting challenge you competed on at Topcoder and why?
The current one, “PINS Master: Extracting OI Ionogram Parameters”. I still don’t know how to solve it.

What is your most memorable Topcoder challenge this TCO19 qualification and why?
Decline Curve Analysis Enhancements Code Challenge, because, it was my first $4,000 challenge.

Who do you think is the most fierce or talented coder at Topcoder and why?
I don’t know too much about other coders now.

What is the programming language you most relate to and why?
Python, language for ML.

What do you do when not working?
When I am not working I like to game (LOL).

Where do you work? Tell us about your space(s).
I work from home.

If you could give your past self one piece of advice, what would it be?
Buy some bitcoins!

What kind of music do you listen to while working on your solutions?
I don’t listen to any music while I am working.

What is the dream project you want to build, design, or solve for?
A complete human brain model, so I could choose ‘Materialism’.

What’s the best tip or piece of advice you can share with other members at Topcoder?
Enjoy it.

What does Topcoder mean to you?
It is the best place to learn and practice.

How does it feel to be a first time TCO Finalist?
It’s an honor.

What are you most looking forward to at your first-ever TCO Finals?
I am most looking forward to meeting with people!

Did you strive to make it TCO this year and if so, why does it matter to you?
No, it was a surprise.